October 11, 2006, 12:00 AM

Retailers deliver consistent high broadband access

In September, the top three retail companies—Apple, FTD and Eddie Bauer—provided solid high broadband Internet availability rates that averaged almost 100%, says Gomez Inc.

In September the high broadband availability provided by the web’s 50 biggest retailers was very consistent, says Gomez Inc.

The top three companies-Apple, FTD and Eddie Bauer-provided solid high broadband availability rates that averaged almost 100%. Apple led all retailers with a site success rate of 99.57% and was followed by Eddie Bauer and FTD at 99.55% and 99.51%, respectively.

The overall average for all top 50 retailers in September was 98.98%.



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